The group’s complaint lays out a timeline showing a massive uptick in trading just days before the feds gave the Pebble Mine a significant boost by repealing Obama-era regulations on the project.
The groups argued that politics are driving the process, not sound science.
“Adverse impacts to Alaska’s world-class salmon fishery and to the ecosystem of Bristol Bay, Alaska, are unacceptable.”
“As Alaskans, we refuse to jeopardize an existing, sustainable resource for the sake of an economically dubious project,” wrote the legislators.
While the governor has been largely silent about Pebble Mine, it appears he’s been busy behind the scenes.
The company pursuing Pebble Mine saw its stock prices soar on Wednesday with the unexpected announcement from the Environmental Protection Agency that it was reopening…
80 percent of Bristol Bay region residents say they fear Pebble Mine would harm fishing.